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As you may recall from one of our previous newsletters, a new New York State law was enacted, effective January 1, 2018, which requires cooperative board members involved in interested transactions to provide disclosure of these transactions to the owners in their associations. (Here is a link to the previous newsletter http://lasserlg.com/new-disclosure-requirements-board-members/ ) On April […]
A new New York State law was recently enacted, effective January 1, 2018, which requires board members involved in interested transactions to provide disclosure of these transactions to the owners in their associations. The new law adds a new Section 727 to the New York Business Corporation Law (the “BCL”) and a new Section 519-a […]
In recent years, retail pop-up shops have become a growing trend among property owners looking to increase cash flow or traffic to their properties as well as businesses looking to reach new markets or test a new product while limiting their potential long-term lease obligations. This trend started gaining popularity during the depression of 2009 […]
In New York a real estate broker or salesperson can use a mechanics’ lien to collect an unpaid commission after procuring a tenant for a commercial landlord pursuant to New York Lien Law § 10. This statutory right to file a mechanics’ lien against a landlord’s property was enacted in 1982 in order to address […]
Approximately one year ago, a data aggregation company based in California named Sperlonga entered into an agreement to start providing condominium and HOA owner payment and account status data to the credit reporting company Equifax. It is our understanding that Sperlonga charges a monthly flat fee to the condominium or HOA for this service or […]